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's newspaper may now include stealing the medical records of britain's first family. liz palmer has the latest. u.s. troops are being cheated out of their money. armen keteyian's investigation shows us that it's happening on their own posts. and passing the wand. michelle miller on "harry potter" fans taking the magic into the future. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, with the car heading for a cliff, republicans and democrats are arguing about whether to turn left or turn right and they are fast running out of road. a deal to raise the government's borrowing limit will have to be done soon or the u.s. will default on its debts. the president and congressional leaders met again this afternoon. the hangup is whether the deal will include tax increases as the democrats insist or only spending cuts as republicans demand. we have three reports tonight on the deadline to default. first, chip reid at the white house where the president had a news conference today. >> reporter: scott, some republicans are calling for a stopgap measu
hacking scandal shuts down one of britain's most popular tabloids. new reports indicates the phones of some 9/11 victims were targeted. the latest on the growing controversy "early" this monday morning, july 11th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, welcome to "the early show" here on a monday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the deadline is looming f
the right thing. great britain were in the same place about a year ago. their debt was downgraded, this he had aaa, they lost it. they did the right thing, made some really hard, tough choices and they got the aaa back so you know, this isn't written in stone. we can -- our future is in our own making. we just have to do it. >> mark zandi thank you for making the time. good talking with you. >> thank you. >>> here's erica. >> thanks, as if congress needed any more problems, one of its members is quitting due to a sex scandal. bill whitaker has that story. >> reporter: congress may have trouble agreeing on almost anything but when it comes to one of their own and the subject is sex, they can act with blazing speed. oregon democrat david wu, who has served 13 years in the house, abruptly resigned on tuesday under heavy pressure from fellow democrats. this after allegations from the teenage daughter of a campaign donor allegedly accusing wu of an unwanted sexual encounter. >> the leadership probably figured that there wasn't much downside to getting him to resign. >> reporter: it was not the
tabloid battle in britain. the public and the prime minister taking on the biggest sunday newspaper, the "news of the world" is accused of hacking and tap tampering of phone messages of a missing girl later found murdered. >> authorities want to find out if the alleged hacking hampered the investigation. they are looking into reported police payoff by the newspaper. we go to london for the latest op. the case and we'll speak with hugh grant who had his voice mail hacked by "news of the world." he'll join us later. >>> first president obama meets with congressional leaders to break the log jam over raising the federal debt limit. the president wants a long-term solution for the government's budget problems. >> i've heard reports that there may be some in congress who want to do just enough to make sure that america avoids defaulting on our debt in the short term, but then wants to kick the can down the road when it comes to solving the larger problem of our deficit. i don't share that view. >> joining us this morning to talk about how maybe something can get done here from capitol hi
and christy turlington have been banned in britain because of it. lindsey mastis has more. >> from "playboy" to "people" magazine, they retouch everything. >> reporter: julia roberts is the definition of beauty. so why would she need to be digital enhanced? dennis at the salon in georgetown says even when he makes a model look perfect with makeup, the picture has to be enhance. >> sometimes lighting effects don't work as well. sometimes removing a shadow. >> reporter: professional photographer chuck bazzio says the same thing. >> it's not shocking, i'm not shocked by this at all. >> reporter: the enhancemented happened on the computer and it's easier than you might think. chuck is woking with $29 program to make me look as good as julia roberts. >> everybody no matter how beautiful they are, can always use a little enhancing in a picture. all right. >> reporter: chuck says his clients have come to expect it even paige cardwell. >> when you know that there's some wrinkles in places and lines in places and they go away, it takes years off and that's nice. but at the same time you didn't chang
with more on that. >> reporter: wall street hasn't panicked yet, but the world is watching as britain's business secretary put it.... >> it's the biggest threat to the world financial system comes from a few right wing nuts in the american congress. >> reporter: but investors in the debt insurance market are measuring the risk of a u.s. default at less than 1%. bankrupt greece by comparison is at 16%. and the u.s. may have just bought itself more time. >> the deadline really isn't august. >> in our view it's not. >> reporter: larry kanor red says the treasury faces a big $22 billion social security payment on august 3. but recent tax revenues have come in $14 billion higher than expectd. >> in other words, the treasury on august 2 is going to have more cash on hand than what it looked like before. therefore they'll be able to make that big social security payment on august. >> reporter: at most that gives the government one more week. can they go right up to the 11th hour here. >> there's a big cost going to the 11th hour because you start to spook the markets. >> reporter: ric mishki
in britain because of it. according to the advertising standards authority, the ads are misleading, lindsey mastis has more. >> from "playboy" to "people" magazine, they retouch everything. >> reporter: why would she need to be digitally enhanced? even when he makes a model look perfect with makeup, the picture has to be enhanced. >> sometimes lighting effects don't work as well. sometimes moving a shadow. >> reporter: professional photographer chuck says the same thing. >> it's not shocking. i'm not shocked by this at all. >> reporter: these ads are for makeup but the enhancements happened on the computer. and it's easier than you might think. take my picture for example. chuck is working with a $29 program to make me look as good as julia roberts. >> everybody no matter how beautiful they are can always use a little enhancing in a picture. all right. >> reporter: chuck says his clients have come to expect it even paige cardwell. >> when you know there's wrinkles and lines in places and then they go away, it takes years off and that's nice. but at the same time you didn't change anything a
're calling it a new low in britain's tabloid scandal. turns out one of the phones that may have been hacked by "news of the world" belonged to the mother of an 8-year-old murder victim. we'll learn more and hear from members of parliament as they decide whether to bring james murdoch back to ask more questions. >>> dominique dominique strauss-kahn's accuser is speaking out once again. we'll bring that back here on "the early show." stay with us. >> this portion of "the early show" sponsored by travelers, insurance for auto, home and business. [ cat meows ] ♪ is richard, why are you wearing grandpa's jacket? i'm not richard. i'm grandpa smucker. male announcer: tim and richard smucker always looked up to their father and grandfather knowing that one day they too would make the world's best jam. grandpa says it like, i've never tasted anything so delicious! i've never tasted anything so delicious! tim: [ laughing ] you got it! male announcer: for five generations, with a name like smucker's, it has to be good. a network of possibilities. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile
calories based off of your blood type. interesting stuff. >> also have details on britain's second royal wedding in the last few weeks taking place this morning. i didn't know that until this morning in the second royal wedding. did you? >> second round listen i'm always on it. everything london it consumes me. we've also been consumed on a more serious note by a week of very good news for amanda knox and her family. knox in seattle is serving 26 years in italian prison for murder. she believes she is one step closer to murder. dna experts say crucial pieces of evidence were mishandled. this morning prosecutors get a chance to poke holes in testimony. nick piza correspondent for "the daily news" in london is in perugia, italy. good morning to you. >> reporter: a bit of a slow start because the prosecutors in the defense were arguing over the best way how to take hold of the independent report from the two experts we heard earlier this week. amanda knox is in court again as the 24-year-old american continues to appeal her conviction for murder. today is the prosecution's turn to examine i
kate middleton wore when she became the wife of britain's prince william. now record-setting crowds are taking a peek early this saturday morning, july 23, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to an already steaming new york city this saturday morning. 108 degrees today. ugh. i'm russ mitchell. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. it hits you like a brick wall out there. we're going to be joined by new york mayor bloomberg. he will be with us to discuss the first gay marriages to take place here in new york tomorrow. for him, it's personal. he'll be officiating two of his top aides who are getting married tomorrow. all three will be joining us coming up a little later in the program. >> we're going to begin with fire in a youth camp, killing at least 84 people. cbs news correspondent jeff glor is in oslo with the latest. jeff, good morning. >>> russ, good morning to you. norway woke to the full scope of this tragedy. today as the death toll rose dramatically overnight. many of the deaths as you mention at a campground 60 miles north of here. >> 600 kids on this small island. and police now
as american as apple pie but some magazine ads have been banned in britain because of too much air brushing. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer has this report from london. >> reporter: beautiful in real life, but on the page perfect. thanks to a bit of air brushing. these ads for loreal feature julia roberts and christi turlington say whatever the before, loreal's makeup could never feature an after. >> it was prying to pretend the product would do something it wouldn't. >> reporter: air brushing and enhancement is key to advertising, almost every photo especially for fashion and cosmetics is retouched somehow. occasionally an uproar like this cover of kate winslet in 2003, paired away a few pounds and most of her curves. wincelet is an unspoken critic of unrealistic public images of women. >> young women in the world today who think that to be successful and to be loved and to be beautiful you have to be thin. now, that's just absurd. >> reporter: but the issue for advertising watchdogs has been where do you draw the line? advertisers are selling fantasy, not reality. they argue beca
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